Kailash Manasarovar Tour

General Booking conditions

For Nepal, Tibet and Bhutan Tours: Provide us a photocopy of your passport and 20% of trip cost as a deposit while booking your trip with us. The deposit amount is nonrefundable.

The remaining amount can be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu before you set out for your trek/tour.

In the case of Bhutan and Tibet tours, you need to pay the balance amount 20 days prior to your departure date if you intend to fly to those countries directly. We reserve our right to cancel your trip if you could not make your payment within our stipulated time.

Mode of Payment

You can make your payment following either of the methods:

SWIFT/ Wire Transfer:

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A/C Title: Ravel Roads.

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Note: Bank service charges related to submitting a deposit are the responsibility of the client.

Risk and Liabilities

All the Nepal, China and Bhutan tours are conducted under the strict rules and regulations of the tourism board of the respective country. We are not liable for any change or cancellation of the trip under unavoidable circumstances like a change in rules and regulations of the country, government restrictions, natural disasters, political instability, cancellation of flight, delay, sickness or accident, the breakdown of the vehicle, etc. Any extra cost incurred due to such circumstances shall be borne by the clients themselves. Therefore, travel insurance is highly recommended.

Last minute booking

We even accept last minute booking. You can book a trip to Nepal 7 days prior to the trip departure dates. Last minute booking may not acceptable in case of Bhutan or Tibet trip.

Postpone the trip

A written notice should be sent to us 30 days prior to the trip departure date.

In case of postponing of Nepal tour, minimum USD 150 will be charged as a current trip cancellation charge and the remaining amount will be transferred for the postponed trip.

In case of postponing of Tibet and Bhutan Tour, the trip cancellation charge will be charged as per the trending market rate of that country. It solely depends upon the ongoing policy of our agents in Tibet and Bhutan. For now, 20 % of the trip cost and 50 % of the trip cost will be charged in case of postponing of Bhutan and Tibet trip respectively.

Trip Cancellation (Nepal)

In case you intend to cancel your trip for any reasons, you need to write it to us 14 days prior to your trip departure date. We shall approve it as canceled only after receiving a valid written notice from the client. If the reason for your cancellation is genuine like injury or serious illness, you can postpone your trip or transfer your booking to another person who meets all the requirements for the trip. However, a fee of USD 150 per person will be charged if you postpone or transfer your trip within 15 days prior to your trip date. As per our policy, the deposit amount is nonrefundable, therefore, you can utilize the amount to book a trip with TKT next time.

Trip Cancellation (Bhutan)

A valid written notice of cancellation should be provided 30 days prior to your trip departure date. In case you cancel your Bhutan tour, 20% of the trip cost will be charged as a cancellation charge (even in case of postponing or transfer of trip to another person). The remaining amount will remain secured with Ravel Roads Travels as a deposit from you. You can utilize it to book the tour with TKT next time. The amount is non-refundable.

Trip Cancellation (Tibet)

A valid written notice of cancellation should be provided 30 days prior to your trip departure date. In case you cancel your Tibet tour, 50% of the trip cost will be charged as a cancellation charge (even in case of postponing or transfer of trip to another person). The remaining amount will remain secured with Ravel Roads Travel as a deposit from you. You can utilize it to book the tour with TKT next time. The amount is non-refundable.

Incomplete Tour

We are not liable for any refunds in case of any incomplete tour, trek or expedition whatever the reason from customer’s side.

Unforeseen Circumstances

If your trip gets canceled due to any unforeseen circumstances like natural disasters, war or unfavorable climatic conditions, we will arrange another trip for you. So, even if your trip will be not the one you choose, your money will not go in vain.

Price changing

We reserve our rights to change the price under various circumstances. Though our action will be reasonable like in case of some circumstances such as a drastic change in exchange rate, inflation, government actions, etc., we are not liable to answer anyone for our action.

Travel Insurance

We highly recommend a comprehensive travel insurance package to all our clients. The insurance must cover all the medical expense, personal accident, emergency evacuation, and trip cancellation, loss of gears and natural calamity, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects etc.

Flight Delay/Cancellation

Flight delays and cancellation are quite often during the bad weather condition in the remote areas particularly in Everest region, Annapurna region, Dolpo, Simikot and Jumla region etc. Therefore, it is advisable to carry some extra money to buy food and accommodations in case of delays. TKT will not be responsible for any of the additional expenses. Therefore, please plan accordingly.

Your personal belongings

We are not liable for any damage or loss of your luggage or property. They are at your own risk.

During the tour

In case you commit any unlawful act during your tour and you are compelled to leave Nepal, TKT is not liable for any kind of refunds.

Warning

Our terms and conditions are applicable only if you book your trip with us directly. If you book your trip with us through any agents or third party, you shall be liable to their terms and conditions.

Ravel Roads Terms & Conditions

The following general terms and conditions apply, however regional circumstances and regulations, contractual obligations to suppliers, and matters relating to location, product type and supply logistics may cause these to be varied slightly for specific products, or specific destinations. These amendments and alterations are shown in the Terms And Conditions sections of each web site, and should be read in conjunction with the Terms And Conditions shown below.

Travel arrangements and prices detailed on our web sites are provided and coordinated by Ravel Roads.

Ravel Roads has taken due care and responsibility to verify and check all information on our web sites as at the time of compilation, however, as this information is supplied by the relevant accommodation & tour/cruise operators in our brochures, it accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracy or misdescription contained in the publications.

Sales of services as contained in our publications are made by Ravel Roads only as agent for the person, business or company providing the services. The standards of accommodation and other services chosen are based on various factors, which are generally accepted as indicative of a certain class.

Ravel Roads does not accept responsibility for any change in prices or variation of services as shown, and all services and prices are subject to change without notice.

Ravel Roads does not accept any liability of whatever nature for the acts, omissions or default, whether negligent or otherwise, of those service providers in connections with your convention pursuant to a contract between them and yourselves and over whom we have no direct control. We do not accept liability in contract or in tort (actionable wrong) for any injury, damage, loss, delay, additional expenses or inconvenience caused directly or indirectly by force majeure or other events which are beyond our control, or which are not preventable by reasonable diligence on our part including, but not limited to war, civil disturbance, fire, floods, unusually severe weather, acts of God, acts of Government or of any other authorities, accidents to or failure of machinery or equipment or industrial action.

It is essential that you check with us, or your travel agent, for any changes or variations to the information shown on our web sites. This will allow us to advise you, or your agent, of any such changes that we are aware of either before you book your holiday, or prior to your departure.

Terms and Conditions of Booking

Quotes, Rates and Price Variations: Our quotation system accesses both live pricing and static pricing depending upon the supplier. It is not uncommon for suppliers (e.g. Airlines, Cruise Liners and Hotels) to sell out, alter or withdraw prices including advertised special rates. If prices, rates or inclusions vary from your quotation or from an advertised price, we will advise you of any change prior to your booking request and any transaction being processed. If you do not wish to proceed with the booking at the new price, you may cancel the booking request at no cost to you. Once your booking has been confirmed and payment received, any new specials released cannot be applied to existing bookings. Prior to full and final payment being received, we reserve the right to vary prices and rates in the event of changes in exchange rates or price rises made by wholesalers or other suppliers. If the cost of any service increases due to exchange rate fluctuations, price increases, tax changes or any other reason, you are required to pay the increase when notified by us or you may cancel the booking. We are not liable in any way if any increase occurs due to exchange rate fluctuations, taxes or supplier notifications. Rates quoted are appropriate to the particular product at the time of quoting and these rates may change prior to the travel date. All prices are subject to availability and can be withdrawn or varied without notice.

Bookings - Deposits & Final Payments: Bookings travelling more than 45 days out will be required to pay a non-refundable deposit of INR 10000/- at the time of confirmation with the balance owing payable 45 days prior to travel (the “due date”). Prior to the due date, the balance owing may be paid by one of our payment options. Final Payments paid using Credit Card or PayPal will be subject to Merchant Fees. In some cases, our suppliers require payment more than 45 days prior to travel. If this is the case you will be notified at time of booking. We will email you a final payment reminder. Travel vouchers and booking confirmations cannot be issued until final payment is received. If you fail to pay by the due date we reserve the right to automatically charge the credit card provided to complete the final payment. Any booking not paid in full by the due date is subject to automatic cancellation without further notification. Any deposit paid will be forfeited or, at your request, it may be used as a payment towards an alternative booking. Deposit conditions for certain accommodation and tour products may vary and we will advise you of these conditions and request your consent prior to proceeding with the booking. Bookings over Indian festivals and New Year’s (Festive Season) require a non-refundable deposit of between INR 20000/- & INR 30000/-, and final payment 60 days prior, as this it non refundable under any circumstances. We highly recommend you purchase travel insurance.

Bookings made less than 45 days prior to travel: Bookings made within 45 days of travel are payable in full by credit card or Demand Draft, NEFT, IMPS only. There will be no Merchant Fees charged in this instance.

Merchant Fees: These are fees charged by Credit Card Companies and PayPal to process payments.

Direct Deposit: There are no card fees associated with this form of payment. Direct Deposits must be made 48 hours prior to the due date to ensure funds are received in time.

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Your bank or credit card provider may apply currency conversion fees. Credit Cards are required to secure bookings if you are travelling within 14 days.

Standard Cancellation Policy:

All Bookings cancelled inside 30 days prior to travel are non-refundable.

Deposited bookings cancelled 30 or more days prior to travel - The INR 10000/- deposit is non-refundable PLUS you will be charged any cancellation fees that are levied by the hotel, airline or other suppliers.

Fully paid bookings cancelled 30 days or more prior to travel - The INR 10000/- deposit is non-refundable PLUS you will be charged any cancellation fees that are levied by the hotel, airline or other suppliers.

Cancellations must be in writing and should be addressed to the consultant handling the booking.

If a credit has been approved it is valid for 6 months from the date the cancellation was made

Flight Cancellation Policy:

Flights booked by Ravel Roads are governed by the terms and conditions of the airfare you purchased and are determined by the Airline (not Ravel Roads).

Airline charges or part or full cancellation fees may apply to your particular airfare.

A Travel Executive will help you wherever possible within these terms and conditions.

Change Of Itinerary After Holiday Has Commenced: Any alteration or cancellation of services after your holiday has commenced can incur penalties. There is no refund for unused services.

Refunds: All refund requests must be in writing, and made direct to us or through the Agent from whom the travel arrangements were purchased. Claims must be made within 10 days of completion of travel arrangements. Refunds will not be made for bookings cancelled due to inclement weather or illness. These must be claimed through your travel Insurance. No refunds will be made for services once travel arrangements have commenced. No guarantee is provided or warranted that any refund will be available.

Reporting of Incidents: Any abnormal incidents including injuries, service problems, cancellation of a service or dissatisfaction must be reported to Ravel Roads during the event to allow us an opportunity to rectify the situation or provide assistance. General

Validity of Rates: Prices are valid for the dates indicated.

Currency: All rates are quoted in Indian Rupees, or as otherwise indicated.

Children's Rates: Child costs are based on sharing a room with adults and using existing bedding . Cost for additional bedding and rollaways are available on request.

Payment Options: Ravel Roads accepts Credit Card, PayPal, Direct Deposit as forms of payment. Please visit our payment options page for more details.

Travel Insurance: It is extremely important that you take out Travel Insurance. It is ESSENTIAL that this insurance covers you for involuntary cancellation of your holiday including airfare(s).

Accommodation: Accommodation is as specified in the accommodation section of our web sites. All costs are shown in Indian Rupees, unless otherwise stated. We reserve the right to offer alternative accommodation of a similar standard in the case the accommodation operator overbooks their property or for any reason beyond our control. All rates are subject to change without notice. Not all properties provide instant availability and in these cases TravelOnline checks availability once we receive the booking request.

Flights: Airfares show instant availability and fares at the time of quoting however we will not proceed with booking flights until your accommodation is confirmed. This is to avoid strict fees charged by airlines for flight amendments. This may result in fare and/or availability changes.

Check In / Check Out Times: These vary according to operator. Generally your accommodation check in is 12 Noon and check out 11am. Please note that most properties will require a credit card authorisation on check-in and may need to see photo identification. In the instance that you don't have a credit card usually a cash bond will be required.

Single Supplement Costs: If not shown in your selected accommodation cost, this is available on application.

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Prices DO NOT Include: Any costs incurred en route to and from the destination, meals (unless specified), alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, items of a personal nature, and personal services not specified as being included in costs on the relevant web pages for each suppliers product.

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